The '''American Forest & Paper Association''' (AF&PA) is the national trade association
of the forest products
industry, representing manufacturers of approximately 80 percent of the U.S. pulp and paper industry
and 50 percent of the wood building material
AF&PA was formed on January 1, 1993 by the merger of the National Forest Product Association
and the American Paper Institute
Membership includes scores of companies and industry associations; among them, Abitibi-Consolidated|AbitibiBowater Inc.
, Boise Cascade|Boise Cascade LLC
, Duro Bag Mfg
, Georgia-Pacific|Georgia-Pacific LLC
, International Paper|International Paper Company
, NewPage Corporation
, Norbord|Norbord Inc.
, Smurfit-Stone Container|Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
, Sonoco Products|Sonoco Products Company
, Verso Paper
, and Weyerhaeuser|Weyerhaeuser Company